Journal of Leadership Studies

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 3, Winter

An Interview with Donna Shalala
Biography Donna E. Shalala became the fifth President of the University of Miami on June 1, 2001. President Shalala has more than 25 years' experience as an accomplished scholar, teacher, and administrator. She is also a professor of political science,...
A Study of the Relationship of Butler's Conditions of Trust to Birnbaum's Organizational Models: Implications for Leaders in Higher Education
Executive Summary This article presents research findings from a dissertation study that sought to expand the level of knowledge regarding the issue of trust in leadership relationships. Specifically, the research was to determine whether selected...
Boundary-Spanning Leadership in Higher Education
Executive Summary The adaptive capacity of higher education is not only rooted in the ability for institutions to change one by one, but in a systems level capability which depends upon a specific form of leadership. This leadership process is constructed...
College Leadership: Learning from Experience
Executive Summary This research paper is based on a content analysis of public speeches and writings of 32 college presidents representing all institutional types. The data analysis yielded five themes that presidents discuss in their public addresses:...
College Presidents: Voices of Civic Virtue and the Common Good of Democracy
Executive Summary America's colleges and universities have contributed significantly to civic virtue and the common good of democracy. College presidents undergird this heritage by affirming the relationship of education to fundamental civic virtues...
Connecting Philosophic and Scholarly Traditions with Change in Higher Education
Executive Summary Stimulated by experiences associated with the Kellogg Foundation's "Leadership for Institutional Change" (LINC) initiative, the authors argue for expanding the conventional notion of leadership required for higher education change....
Distance Education Leadership: An Essential Role for the New Century
Executive Summary The proliferation of instructional technology in the past decade, particularly in higher education settings, is having a profound impact on how teaching and learning now occurs, and is transforming the means by which institutions...
Editorial
With this issue we are pleased to present the first of four special issues of the Journal of Leadership Studies (JLS) made possible through the generous sponsorship of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. The theme of this inaugural special issue is Leadership...
Herding Academic Cats: Faculty Reactions to Transformational and Contingent Reward Leadership by Department Chairs
Executive Summary A study involving 440 university faculty members in 70 different academic departments explored the relationship between transformational and contingent reward leadership behaviors by university department chairs and faculty satisfaction...
Leadership Practices and Diversity in Higher Education: Transitional and Transformational Frameworks
Executive Summary Diversity has deep roots in American society and a tenacious hold on its social fabric. Institutions of higher education have not been very responsive to the issues raised by rapidly growing diverse communities in the United States....
One University's Response to the Anti-Leadership Vaccine: Developing Servant Leaders
Executive Summary This article addresses the need for institutions of higher education to be involved in the development of leaders who believe that power and authority are for helping others grow. A description of the Servant Leadership Program...
Preparing School Leaders in Post-Apartheid South Africa: A Survey of Leadership Preferences of Principals in Western Cape
Executive Summary This study examined the self-reported leadership practices of a group of principals in South Africa. All subjects completed the Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI), which measured five characteristics of leadership practice; challenging...
Reconstructing Static Images of Leadership: An Application of Positionality Theory
Executive Summary This paper contributes to the mounting evidence that leadership is interpreted uniquely by diverse groups of people. It draws on Positionality theory to moves beyond earlier research on women leaders that looked at gender exclusively...